News Releases

USPAACC Hosts Virtual Tribute Dinner to Celebrate its 35th Anniversary Jade Jubilee

The milestone event also paid tribute to select “Stars” from Corporate America, government agencies, and the Asian American business community who have helped USPAACC achieve its mission of providing procurement opportunities for its members, and for creating a unified and amplified voice for inclusion, equality, and economic growth on behalf of the Pan Asian American business community.

USPAACC 2020 What’s Your Pitch Innovation Competition Winners: Ichosia Biotechnology, NU-SET, Tipboxme

After much deliberation, judges of the 6th Annual USPAACC “What’s Your Pitch: Innovations Meet the Market” competition have selected the grand prize winner, and the second and third prize winners. Eleven finalists presented their innovations live, to a panel of subject matter expert judges, and before a virtual audience. Check our 2020 winners!

Esolvit, Inc. Wins National Minority Professional Services Firm of the Year Award.

USPAACC member Esolvit, Inc. has been selected as the 2020 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA’s) 2020 Minority Professional Services Firm of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

USPAACC Hosts a Virtual Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Roundtable

Procurement executives and the supply chain leadership of eight Fortune 1000 corporations and two academic institutions participated in USPAACC's virtual CPO roundtable to discuss the impact of the pandemic on their operations and strategic solutions going forward.

Ingersoll Rand Presents $20K Cash Manufacturer Award at USPAACC’s Innovation & Pitching Competition

Global industrial and manufacturing firm Ingersoll Rand presented the Ingersoll Rand Manufacturer Award to GrowSquares, the 1st place winner of US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)’s 5th annual national “What’s Your Pitch: Innovations Meet the Market,” on June 5, 2019 at the Hilton Americas-Houston in Texas.

Angie Klett: Shattering the Glass Ceiling and Leading the Way (USPAACC Feature)

​When Angie Klett, Senior Vice President IT CFO and Chief Procurement Officer at Nationwide, recently visited Howard University – a federally chartered historically black university in Washington, DC – to speak to college students about careers in supply chain, she set up a video call with her sister, a primary school teacher, and her class of 3rd graders, 400 miles away in Columbus, Ohio.

Technology Thought Leaders to Tackle Innovation and Business Opportunities at CTO & CIO Forum

Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and industry-leading technology executives of Fortune 1000 Corporations and Federal as well as Houston government officials will gather to discuss business opportunities available to minority and diverse suppliers during the CTO & CIO Forum.

Supplier Diversity and Procurement Teams
to Explore Synergy, Best Practices, and Strategic Solutions

Supplier diversity and procurement professionals from leading Fortune 1000 Corporations, government agencies, and national nonprofits, will come together at the Supplier Diversity Managers and Buyers Caucus to candidly discuss synergy, best practices, and innovative solutions to serve both buyers and sellers in the changing marketplace, among other key topics.

Country’s Largest B2B Conference Convened by Pan Asian Americans to be held June 5-7 in Houston, Texas

Minority and diverse suppliers will have the opportunity to connect and do business with buyers from Fortune 1000 corporations, government agencies and national nonprofits at CelebrASIAN 2019 Procurement + Business Conference.

Nine (9) Government Agencies to Discuss Procurement Opportunities for Minority and Diverse Suppliers

Procurement officers from seven (7) U.S. government and two (2) Houston agencies will share new business opportunities for minority and diverse suppliers during, “Doing Business with Government” on June 5, 2019, from 3:45 pm to 5:15 pm, at the Hilton Americas-Houston in Texas.

Procurement Conference to Shine Spotlight on 
Opportunities-Rich $200 Billion Energy & $120 Billion Cybersecurity Sectors

​As a leading producer and supplier of energy – oil, gas, electric, and renewable energy – the United States is one of the world’s largest energy consumers. This opportunities-rich $200 billion market will be on the spotlight during Doing Business with Corporations in Energy & Cybersecurity Sectors.